Samsung Electronics today introduced two of its new Portable Media Players named Galaxy S WiFi 4.0 and 5.0. Just as the iPod Touch, it’s an iPhone without the phone function. The Samsung Galaxy Player are very close to the range of Galaxy smartphones, without the embedded cellular modem.
Both devices have a 1 GHz processor with a platform for Android 2.2 Froyo, which will eventually be updated to Android 2.3 Gingerbread. Note that they also have an embedded GPS module.
The numbers 4.0 and 5.0 refer to the diagonal touch display: 4-inch or 5-inch players and offer all the richness of multimedia entertainment (support DivX HD, H.264), present on smartphones which they derived.
Since Android, we can take advantage of applications of the Android Market, but also mobile services Google (Gmail, Google Talk, YouTube …) and the Samsung Social Hub to stay in touch on social networks.
In addition to their video quality, as they embark Samsung technology Alive sound optimization. The Galaxy players Samsung S WiFi have 8 or 16 GB of internal memory and a microSD slot.
And if they do not have mobile phone feature, it is possible to go through Skype WiFi VoIP and even to make the video conference via the Qik application Connect.
The Galaxy S WiFi 4.0 is making its retail debut in Russia, while the 5.0 will first ship in Switzerland.